How much fondant do you need to cover a cake?

Answer Fondant is a smooth icing that can be draped over a cake to give it the appearance of being perfectly smooth and professional looking. An 8-inch round cake requires 1 lb. 8 oz. of fondant.Source:T... Read More »

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I need to cover a cake with fondant?

A regular 9 X 13 cake (which is 2inches high) would take 40 oz. of fondant.when you say 3 are you meaning 3 inches you mean stacked 3 cakes high?If you mean 3 inches high the... Read More »

Why do cake shows like cake boss claim they make cakes when they use 50% fondant?

If you think Cake Boss uses a lot of fondant, try watching Ace of Cakes with Duff Goldman on the Food Network sometime. I don't really know why they use so much fondant, but my opinion is well, jus... Read More »

How to Fondant a Cake?

So you want to fondant a cake? It's not as hard as everyone makes out and creates a spectacular presentation. And, like most things, it gets easier with practice. Shall we start?

How far in advance for fondant cake?

Fondant will keep the cake fresh for weeks so you could make it very far in advance. Personally I don't like doing this and prefer to bake it a few days before. I would recommend leaving one day fo... Read More »